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The Newtown Bee Official Guide To Newtown & Phone Directory 2016 - 13

TOWN GOVERNMENT (continued from page 12) (D), Mark Sievel (D), David Stout (U), Bryan Dougherty (U), Steve Gogliettino (R), Karen Pierce (D), George Brown (U). The commission investigates and facilitates the development of green energy consumption and environmental efforts in the municipality, and coordinates and cooperates with existing organizations for the development of its goals. It shall serve as an information source for green initiatives. Water and Sewer Authority Richard B. Zang (D) (chairman), Marianne Brown (R), Louis Carbone (R), Alan Shepard (R), Eugene Vetrano (D), Carl J. Zencey (D), George Hill (R). Term: Four years. Powers and duties: Oversees construction of local sewer facilities and administers those facilities once they are built. Sets sewer user fees. Appointed. Unsalaried. Appointed Administrative Officers Assessor Penny Mudgett; 203-270-4240. Powers and duties: Determines real estate and personal property values and is custodian of the tax rate book and grand list. Salaried; $71,330. Chief Building Official John Poeltl; 203-270-4260. Powers and duties: Enforces building code, approves building permits, and inspects new construction. Also serves as town’s ADA coordinator. Salaried; $76,748. Financial Director Robert G. Tait; 203-270-4221. Powers and duties: Determines

when to issue notes or bonds. Controls disbursements of town funds. Salaried; $144,329. Tax Collector Carol L. Mahoney; 203-270-4320. Powers and duties: Prepares tax bills and collects local taxes on personal property and real estate. Salaried; $79,309. Emergency Communications Director Maureen Will; 203-270-4200. Salaried; $71,305. Emergency Management Director Bill Halstead; 203-270-4370. Salaried; $6,000. Emergency Management Deputy Director Donna Culbert, Maureen Will. Salaried; $1,875 each. Fire Marshal Bill Halstead; 203-270-4370. Powers and duties: Lead department of full- and part-time deputy fire marshals, all responsible for local enforcement of all fire safety codes and for investigating the causes of fires. The fire marshals issue permits for blasting, the removal of underground fuel storage tanks, and open burning. They also inspect service stations, and annually inspect all buildings other than one-family and two-family dwellings. Reappointed annually by the Board of Fire Commissioners. Full-time, salaried; $72,106. Animal Control Officer Carolee Mason; 203-426-6900. A municipal animal control au(continued on page 14)

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